First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Industry Areas

  • Other General Merchandise Stores
  • Grocery Stores
  • Clothing Stores

Day-to-Day Tasks

  • Provide customer service by greeting and assisting customers, and responding to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Direct and supervise employees engaged in sales, inventory-taking, reconciling cash receipts, or in performing services for customers.
  • Monitor sales activities to ensure that customers receive satisfactory service and quality goods.

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Military

Store managers work in retail stores or warehouses on land and aboard ships.

Workweek Breakdown

The hours worked per week by people currently pursuing this career.

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  • 3.95% (0-20 Hours)
  • 6.51% (21-34 Hours)
  • 6.52% (35-39 Hours)
  • 47.99% (40 Hours)
  • 9.41% (41-49 Hours)
  • 25.62% (Over 50 Hours)

This data also pertains to First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Type of Work

The level of day-to-day involvement with data, people or things.

Data: 1
People: 3
Things: 2

Skills at a Glance

The levels of different skills helpful in this career.

Verbal skills: 2
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: 2
Equipment Operation & Maintenance: 2
Math & Science Skills: 2
Technology Design & Control: 2
Leadership: 3

Workplace at a Glance

The level of different environmental factors you would experience on the job.

Responsibility: 3
Exposure to Job Hazards: 2
Physical Activity: 3
Decision Making: 3
Repetitiveness: 2
Level of Competition: 2
Time Pressure: 3

Business Breakdown

The different sectors people in this career currently work in.

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  • 80.26% (Private For-Profit)
  • 1.70% (Private Not For-Profit)
  • 0.44% (State and Local Govt)
  • 0.27% (Federal Government)
  • 17.33% (Self-Employed)

Military Breakdown

The number of people who currently hold this career in the Military.

195 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers in the military

Data supplied by Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center. (View our update schedule). Contact any business, college or military service branch to answer additional questions.